How to Remove “Bot.exe”

What is bot.exe?


bot.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Bot encounter and it belongs to the Microsoft software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of bot.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to detect whether your system is affected by bot.exe?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:
  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the bot.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from bot.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge
out the bot.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with bot.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove bot.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 March 2018 at 2:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6417ec8d50a9cb8b
c10573eb385e670c
afdd3379
552eecd3113ec7a8
63c52a555a27176e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable f6f7367fd2e5b466
35eeaad449305fd5
bf8b0bb5
0f1f65103fe918a4
baba9dbc0ac68882
Backdoor.MSI
L.Bladabindi
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable ce4d9301b7ba9b77
af7a5ebb1a8adfac
415b46b5
a4fb3d7a1d9962b9
0ad07315cfe3df92
TrojWare.Win
32.CoinMiner
.IEGT
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 1727679b405e6d5d
17fbc97753c15824
caae52c5
126a60fbaeaeda4d
5167c5a6d3065e5f
TrojWare.Win
32.Downloade
r.Small.ai38
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 May 2018 at 3:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 452e7aead139a1ab
cf993ef7ddad5595
3f6616c8
f4b78bd5a36bb14e
601a3374b7116486
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom
2 N/A Executable 04b415cc0ec2a3b9
08a003c6bf07f77f
3a4d6191
446bc6202f032a0d
429e02f3a0c06953
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Quality Software Executable 6a817a5517c26c9c
f1b4e16b6a8c379f
bcdc7ecc
ad480a6b57700a58
27f4b1e07f74aebf
No 6.0 6.0 Russian Federation
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  • 32 items per page
 
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